Software & it's Types
In today's video we are going to continue the Types of Software which we were covering in our last video. We'll see about Packaged Software first.
- Packaged Software :
• Packaged software is a software that is ready-made and available for sale, lease, or license to general public.
• There are certain kind of Software which requires some pre-requisite software packages installed in our system. Therefore we have to install some package or purchase them online for accessing certain software.
• For example : If a user wants to use Photoshop 2020 then he/she should compulsorily need to have Dotnet version in there system otherwise Photoshop software will not run at any cost.
- System Software :
• System Software is set of programs to control and manage the operations of a Computer Hardware.
• It enables Application Programs to execute properly.
• It consists of the basic operations.
• If there is no Operating System installed in your system then you will not be able to run any type of software.
• Examples of Software System :
- Operating System
- Utility Programs
- Device Drivers
- Operating System :
• An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs.
• The Operating System is a vital component of the system software in a computer.
• Application programs usually require an operating system to function.
- Utility Program :
• Utility Program is a System software that allows a user to analyze, configure and Maintain the computer.
• It performs a specific task related to the Management of computer.
• Utility Program includes :
- System Interrogation
- Architecture and Design
- Application Development and Deployment
- System Implementation
- Data Verification
- Data Management
- Program Support
- Consulting Solutions & Partnerships
- Device Driver :
• A Device Driver is a Computer program that operates or controls a particular type of device that is attached to a computer.
• Types of attached devices are - Graphic Card, USB, Wifi, Bluetooth, Harddisk, Printer, Monitor, Processor, NIC card, Scanner & etc...
Following are the list of question which needs to be prepared as an Assignment :
• What is Software?
• How many Types of Software ?
• What is System software?
• What is Application Software?
• What is Custom software ?
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